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#7205987 - 12/20/12 Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI?
Woodsmanwi Offline
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Registered: 12/19/12
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Loc: Northwoods WI
Can anyone recommend a good gunsmith in Northeastern Wisconsin? Green Bay Area specifically. Thanks for your time!
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#7206889 - 12/20/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: Woodsmanwi]
MichiganScott Offline
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Redneck is in Wisconsin, but I'm not sure what part. Send him a PM and find out.
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#7206953 - 12/20/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: MichiganScott]
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I have had "Redneck" do a variety of work for me in the past. I have only ONE complaint, that's he's not more local so I can go hang out with him to say thank you in person. He's great, does great work and does what he says he'll do.
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#7207989 - 12/20/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: MichiganScott]
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I'm in western WI, 20 miles outside the Queens border.. laugh laugh


Green Bay's about 5+ hours E of me..
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#7207997 - 12/20/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: Dawn2Dusk]
Redneck Offline
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Originally Posted By: Dawn2Dusk
I have had "Redneck" do a variety of work for me in the past. I have only ONE complaint, that's he's not more local so I can go hang out with him to say thank you in person. He's great, does great work and does what he says he'll do.
How's that rifle doin' for ya? Still placin' 'em where ya want 'em?? smile


Yeah, if you were around here I'd be pleased to offer up a Leinies' Creamy Dark..
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#7208047 - 12/20/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: Redneck]
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Originally Posted By: Redneck
Originally Posted By: Dawn2Dusk
I have had "Redneck" do a variety of work for me in the past. I have only ONE complaint, that's he's not more local so I can go hang out with him to say thank you in person. He's great, does great work and does what he says he'll do.
How's that rifle doin' for ya? Still placin' 'em where ya want 'em?? smile


Yeah, if you were around here I'd be pleased to offer up a Leinies' Creamy Dark..


Rifle is still like a champ. Though I've been hunting with my son so carrying my rifle has happened very few times this year. One day, I will be around and take you up on that offer.
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#7209356 - 12/21/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: Dawn2Dusk]
Woodsmanwi Offline
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Loc: Northwoods WI
Sounds good to me. I'm north of Green Bay about an hour. It's funny you have a southerner recommending you! As I am from the south as well. Alabama actually. So I have to believe Mr.Dawn2dusk as long as he's not one of those Bulldog fans? =) We Auburn fans will have to let him slide I suppose! At least he's not an LSU fan! Sending PM. Thanks for the info all!
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#7210544 - 12/21/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: Woodsmanwi]
Crow hunter Offline
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Randy Gregory at accuracy unlimited in Medford WI shouldn't be too far from you. He does great work.

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#7210618 - 12/21/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: Crow hunter]
JCMCUBIC Offline
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I'll throw in a second southern recommendation (AL) for Redneck. Great guy, great work.

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#7210636 - 12/21/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: JCMCUBIC]
deerhunter5555 Offline
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Redneck gets my vote.
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#7211078 - 12/21/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: Woodsmanwi]
Dirtfarmer Offline
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Loc: Central Louisiana
Originally Posted By: Woodsmanwi
Can anyone recommend a good gunsmith in Northeastern Wisconsin? Green Bay Area specifically. Thanks for your time!

Redneck and Jkob, for sure.

But, location isn't critical, IMHO. Find the smith that does what you need done and use UPS. It's not that expensive. Locale doesn't dictate my choice of a smith. I pick the one that I think will do the best job, then ship the project.

Just saying.

DF

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#7211279 - 12/21/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: Redneck]
reelman Offline
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Registered: 01/11/04
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Loc: Wisconsin - Land of the PACKER...
Originally Posted By: Redneck
I'm in western WI, 20 miles outside the Queens border.. laugh laugh


Green Bay's about 5+ hours E of me..


There isn't anywhere in Wisconsin that's 5 hours from GB.

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#7212405 - 12/21/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: Crow hunter]
gzig5 Offline
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Registered: 12/04/07
Posts: 408
Loc: Mequon, WI
Originally Posted By: Crow hunter
Randy Gregory at accuracy unlimited in Medford WI shouldn't be too far from you. He does great work.


I'll second the vote for Randy Gregory. He is an excellent LR shooter at the national level and really knows how to put together an accurate rifle. His focus is precision competition rifles but the last time I was in his shop, there were a lot of hunting rifles being built and serviced.

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#7212457 - 12/21/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: reelman]
Redneck Offline
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Loc: WI. - for now..
Originally Posted By: reelman
Originally Posted By: Redneck
I'm in western WI, 20 miles outside the Queens border.. laugh laugh


Green Bay's about 5+ hours E of me..


There isn't anywhere in Wisconsin that's 5 hours from GB.
BS - my GPS shows it to be 4 hrs, 35 mns. from here, and if the starting point was Superior - it'd be over 6 hours..
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#7220206 - 12/23/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: Redneck]
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What is that "Queens" border all about?

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#7220257 - 12/24/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: 22WRF]
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Minnesota "Vi-Queens", as in the guys in purple.

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#7223090 - 12/24/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: Redneck]
reelman Offline
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Loc: Wisconsin - Land of the PACKER...
Originally Posted By: Redneck
Originally Posted By: reelman
Originally Posted By: Redneck
I'm in western WI, 20 miles outside the Queens border.. laugh laugh


Green Bay's about 5+ hours E of me..


There isn't anywhere in Wisconsin that's 5 hours from GB.
BS - my GPS shows it to be 4 hrs, 35 mns. from here, and if the starting point was Superior - it'd be over 6 hours..


Just giving you crap, please don't take offense. BUT what kind of GPS do you have? Does it have a max speed of 35mph? Is it taking you through Fargo to get to GB? I live in Manitowoc (30 minutes SE of GB) and can get to Superior in just over 4 hours.

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#7228436 - 12/26/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: reelman]
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20 miles from the MN border. Gee, I can drive over from Minneapolis to have the safety fixed on my Model 70!!

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#7228555 - 12/26/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: reelman]
Redneck Offline
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Registered: 01/28/01
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Loc: WI. - for now..
Originally Posted By: reelman
Originally Posted By: Redneck
Originally Posted By: reelman
Originally Posted By: Redneck
I'm in western WI, 20 miles outside the Queens border.. laugh laugh


Green Bay's about 5+ hours E of me..


There isn't anywhere in Wisconsin that's 5 hours from GB.
BS - my GPS shows it to be 4 hrs, 35 mns. from here, and if the starting point was Superior - it'd be over 6 hours..


Just giving you crap, please don't take offense.
None taken..
Quote:
BUT what kind of GPS do you have? Does it have a max speed of 35mph? Is it taking you through Fargo to get to GB? I live in Manitowoc (30 minutes SE of GB) and can get to Superior in just over 4 hours.
Yeah, from Manitowoc.. I said from Superior to Green Bay - that's a whole new ballgame.. Just pointing out that there IS a place more than 5 hours from GB..


laugh laugh
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#7228556 - 12/26/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: 22WRF]
Redneck Offline
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Registered: 01/28/01
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Loc: WI. - for now..
Originally Posted By: 22WRF
20 miles from the MN border. Gee, I can drive over from Minneapolis to have the safety fixed on my Model 70!!
Why, YES YOU CAN!!!


smile smile
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#7231840 - 12/27/12 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: Redneck]
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Ya know, I was born and raised in Wisconsin and I'll garendamtee you that I'm more than 5 hours away from Baldwin. grin
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#7260333 - 01/03/13 Re: Recommend a Gunsmith in Northeastern WI? [Re: Skidrow]
RandyR Offline
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Loc: Wi,
I use USPS because I can't find a decent smith within a few hours drive from GB!
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